FELA ANIKULAPO KUTI: HIS LEGACY STILL LIVES ON

Human rights Activist, legend, multi talent singer and song writer are the words to describe late Fela Anikulapo kuti.

Award winning music legend popularly called Fela was a Nigerian multi-instrumentalist, musician, composer, pioneer of the Afrobeat music genre.

The musical style of Felá is called Afrobeat, a style he largely created, which is a complex fusion of jazz, funk, Ghanaian/Nigerian highlife, psychedelic rock and traditional West African chants and rhythms.

Fela Kuti is remembered as an influential icon who was brave enough to boldly voice his opinions on matters that affected the nation through his music. An annual festival “Felabration” held each year to celebrate the life of this music legend and his birthday.

21 years after his death, His Legacy still lives as so many artistes all over the world embrace Fela’s fashion style, music and dance.
Indeed he is a legend to be celebrated.

Additional source: Wikipedia.

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